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Bio contains different solvents to normal diesel so it can give issues. If it is home brewed bio then it can contain excess ethanol which is used to wash the nasties out of the processed veg oil. This can cause issues in some cases.
Hi and welcome. The civic uses the same engine version as the 200/400/600 intercooled versions, i.e. the one with the VP37 pump. Not as easy to tune as the later VP30 pump versions but a LOT more reliable. Without changing any components you can get to around 130bhp.
Assuming the cambelt has been put on right 1. Insert timing pin into crank (6.5mm drill will do I think) 2. Remove all the bits to access the fuel pump belt 3. Check that a drill will fit into the fuel pump pulley and into the hole behind it (9.5mm drill I think). 4. If it all slots in properly then...
- Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:51 pm
- Forum: Announcements and Information
- Topic: L Series Variants
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My 1997 Rover 600 diesel has died. I need a new engine and will buy a donor car, are all the intercooled L series engines fitted to the Rover 200, 400 and 600 the same? Yes and no. The basic engine block is the same on all 2/4/600 L series engines, but the ancillaries differ. e.g, aircon non aircon...
- Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:47 pm
- Forum: The Lounge
- Topic: hi, newbie here,just saying hello
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is it a SD or a SDi? The former don't have a throttle position sensor! The latter is usually a wiring issue near the bottom of the radiator rather than the sensor which is very reliable. If the symptoms are much worse when it is raining than it is probably a wiring fault. Otherwise kangarooing is un...